Secrets and lies
Slicing unbreakable ties
Ignorance your bliss
Always hiding in cover
Blowing up lives
Years of happiness
Now down the drain
As love evermore
Nothing can compete
Like a rabid carnivore
Passion turned to hate
Anger and cruelty abound
Someone’s marriage in tatters
You, continuing to confound
As quick as it began
One day you’re gone
Without a goodbye
The end of a love song
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©
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much truth in your words Christine dear, i read this a few days ago and could not get round to commenting, this is when I feel love hurts more than it heals but then realise its not love’s fault, its a very selfish heart. I am saddened by the lives destroyed this way. you write with clarity and sensitivity. really love this one, as sad as it is, it is transforming writing
Yes Gina, I feel very saddened too by those who ‘steal’ love from another. A selfish heart is a good description. That’s exactly what it is on both sides. It never ends well. Just pain and destruction 😢
Thank you for your kind words 💕❤️
I think that forbidden love though sweet can break and destroy… (and often does)
Yes Bjorn. I could only forgive adolescent forbidden love. This was about adult forbidden love that certainly destroys.
How sad and devastating when passion turns to hate and selfishness.
Thank you Grace. You can expect nothing less from people who steal ‘love’, I guess 😔
Awesome post, Christine!! So true! Forbidden love usually ends up being a tornado to a marriage and leaves a path of distraction in its path!! Loved your last lines!!
Thank you so much Chuck 🙂💕
This associates me to that image of 2 lovers as lit matches, in rainbow colours, then the next image is the same 2 lovers, but as ash and smoke. Fast Love ends swift. I like the way in which you weaved a tale through verse.
Yes it always fizzles out quickly and causes damage like tornado 😟 Thanks so much 🙂
There’s nothing quite as piquant as forbidden love but it also destroys. I like the way your poem explores this theme by starting with those clandestine meetings and ending ‘without a goodbye’.
Thank you Kim. Yes those decision often ruin lives 😢
Nice line: “Ignorance your bliss”
Well thank you Frank 🙂
Great piece, Christine. Powerful!
Thank you dear G 🙂💕❤️